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Senior Health: Changes in the Body as We Age

As years turn into decades and the human body ages, changes of many kinds are bound to occur. Not everyone will experience all, but all will experience some. While these age-related changes are bound to affect the appearance, the inside of the body is transitioning as well. As a result, any older individual can expect to…

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Keep Your Brain Smart-Try These Cognitive Activities!

As people get older, they sometimes experience a decrease in their cognitive abilities. For instance, many individuals find that their memory isn’t as good as it used to be or they may be losing their ability to concentrate on a simple task. A person’s judgment, perception and ability to reason are other examples of cognitive…

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Can Pet Ownership Benefit Your Health?

Looking for a way to improve your health without paying for an expensive gym membership or adopting a restrictive diet? Try adopting a pet! Indeed, it turns out that owning a pet – whether it’s a dog, cat or other furry friend – brings many exciting health benefits to the table. That’s true regardless of…

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Glaucoma in the Elderly

With Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, it is a good time to go over what glaucoma is, how to identify it and what can be done for people who suffer from it. Glaucoma refers to a number of conditions that cause optic nerve damage that can lead to vision-loss and, in some cases, blindness. Anyone…

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Healthy Aging – Exercise Essentials

Human bodies are made for movement—walking, running, bending, flexing and stretching. Keeping fit and active throughout life helps keep flexibility and balance as people age. Even people with arthritis have less pain and more range of motion when exercise is part of the daily routine. Physical activity strengthens muscles, helps keep bones healthy and is…

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How Gynecologic Health Can Save You From Cervical Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death around the world. Not only is it deadly, but cancer is an incredibly devastating affliction emotionally for sufferers and their families. Fortunately, there has been a lot of progress made in cancer treatment and prevention over the last few decades. One of the most exciting areas…

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Erectile Dysfunction: Causes and Treatment

Erectile dysfunction (ED), sometimes referred to as impotence, is the inability of a man to achieve an erection or sustain it for a length of time sufficient for a satisfying sexual encounter. It is not the same as ejaculatory dysfunction, decreased libido or other issues than men encounter involving difficulties with sexual intercourse. This disorder…

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Seasonal Depression: It’s More Common Than You Think!

Seasonal depression, winter depression or seasonal affective disorder is a form of depression that is more common than most sufferers think it is. Studies have shown that more than 10 million people in the United States suffer from SAD. Seasonal depression differs from other forms of depression because it only occurs during certain parts of…

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How Much Do You Really Know About AIDS?

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) weakens the cells of the immune system, which results in a breakdown of the body’s ability fight off various infections and diseases. The most advanced stage of the HIV virus is referred to as the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and is defined by the manifestation of any of over…

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Have You Seen Our New Website at TotalCareMart.com?

The cost of prescription medication continues to increase to prohibitive levels, but there are alternative sources that may offer better prices. TotalCareMart.com is one such option, and we are committed to maintaining our reputation as trustworthy and reliable providers for your prescription, non-prescription and pet medications. To support this mission, we recently upgraded our website to…

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